The Commission will flag off the payment of its 2017/2018 Scholarship/Bursary Awardees on Monday 23rd December 2019 – a total of 5317 beneficiaries who are students of Nigerian tertiary institutions and indigenes of the Oil Producing Areas of Ondo state. Of this figure, 1522 are on scholarship, while 3549 on bursary.
The awardees comprise 246 Post Graduate, Under Graduate (University) 2783 (Scholarship: 896, Bursary 1887); Polytechnic 960 (Scholarship: 313, Bursary 647); NCE 412 (Scholarship: 138, Bursary 274) and Health Institutions 871 (Scholarship: 130, Bursary 741).
N244 Million is to be disbursed
through electronic payment, though post graduate students will be paid by
The value of the award, which is geared towards promoting
academic excellence, ranges from Ph.D.
N250,000.00; Masters N150,000.00;
Law School N100,000.00; to PGD N100,000.00. Scholarship students at first degree, HND, Nursing
and Midwifery take N100,000.00, while at OND,NCE and all health Institution
courses excluding nursing and midwifery receive N60,000.00. Bursary at all
levels from first degree downwards is N20,000.00 flat
Please, note that schools are to be paid in batches.
Approved list will be made available on the Commission’s notice boards at Oba-Ile and on its website by Monday, 23rd September, 2019.
Hon. (Barr.) Olugbenga Edema